February 28, 2024

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The ‘Investor Information and Analytics Platform’ was launched recently. This platform will act as a one-stop shop for startups to seamlessly access venture capitalists (VCs) and investors networks, government schemes and several other components of the startup landscape for all stakeholders. This platform has been developed by the researchers at the Centre for Research on Start-ups and Risk Financing (CREST) of IIT Madras. An important feature of this unique platform is “StartupGPT” which is an AI-based conversational platform whose function is to help ease information access for those who are navigating exhaustive data.Read More

India-born media executive Dr Samir Shah was confirmed as the new BBC chairman after his selection cleared the stages of scrutiny to be approved by King Charles III. Shah, who has worked in UK broadcasting for over 40 years, was picked as the government’s preferred candidate in December last year and went on to be quizzed by cross-party MPs of the House of Commons Media Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee for his pre-appointment scrutiny. The 72-year-old has now been confirmed for four-year term role to take charge as the public broadcaster’s first Indian-origin Chair from March 4 until March....Read More

Algeria recently inaugurated the “Africa’s biggest mosque” and the third-biggest mosque in the world, following over a decade of construction and preparation. The Great Mosque of Algiers is situated in the capital, with a minaret towering 265 meters (869 feet) high and a large prayer room. The entire facility could host over 120,000 worshippers. This follows the largest two mosques -holy mosque ‘Masjid al-Haram’ in Mecca and the prophet’s mosque ‘Al-Masjid an-Nabawi’ in Medina, both located in Saudi Arabia.Read More

World Protein Day is observed every year on February 27. This day is celebrated to draw people’s attention and create awareness on the health benefits of protein in our diets and to promote nutritional security worldwide. The World Protein Day originated as an initiative by the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC). In India, National Protein Day is celebrated on the same day. The theme of National Protein Day 2024 is #SolvewithProtein.  ABOUT PROTEINS Protein is the building block of life, found in every cell of our bodies and playing a crucial role in numerous functions. It is essential for muscle....Read More

INDRA RV25: 240N

Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad-based manufacturer of high precision engineering components has developed a fully indigenous micro turbojet engine – INDRA RV25: 240N. Though the engine, developed in academic partnership with IIT-Hyderabad, has primarily been developed for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, it can also have applications in air taxis, jetpacks, auxiliary power units, range extenders and power generation in future.Read More

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